Organized by the Foundation for Resource Linkage and Development, Agrilink is the undisputed leader in agribusiness exhibition which is being held annually in October. It is immediately begin to be the Philippines’ largest annual international agribusiness event from its first show in 1994 which attracts hundreds of exhibitors and visitors. Since 2000, the venue for the Agrilink has been in World Trade Center in Manila. Now on its 25th year, held last Oct 4-6, 2018 Agrilink celebrates with its biggest exhibit yet and one that features the entire value chain from farm inputs up to the retail markets.
The 3rd Congress of International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements in Asia (IFOAM Asia) was held last September 16-21, 2018, hosted by the Philippine Government through its Local Government Unit of Bislig City, Surigao del Sur in Mindanao.
Last March 21, 2018, a simple ground-breaking ceremony initiated the construction of a modest building for the Organic Agriculture Research, Development and Extension Center at UPLB .This multi-purpose building, targeted to be completed by year-end, shall serve as venue for conducting strategic R&D, capability building programs, market and industry information hub, policy studies and network promotion related to organic agriculture.
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Since 2016, Center for Bayanihan Economicshas been certified as an organic farm under OCCP. Last December 29, 2017, CBE once again passed the certification process and is now certified for the period of December 29, 2017 – August 11, 2018.
The Organic Agriculture Act of 2010 or the Republic Act 10068 is an Act providing for the development and promotion of organic agriculture in the Philippines. It declares that the policy of the State shall be to promote, propagate, develop further and implement the practice of organic agriculture in the country.
If the word has the suffix -cide in it, then you know it’s about killing something. Pesticides are designed to eliminate insects, fungus, bacteria and other things that fed or nuisance on crops. Farming is a business and some of the farming companies are bottom-line entities in business to make money at any cost. Pesticides are being used to ensure that they will get the crop yield demand every season, no matter how it affects the environment and as well as the consumers.
Never mind if the unproductive space is not suited for growing crops, all one need to start an urban garden are willingness, determination, and ingenuity.
Brown rice is a very nutritious food. It is a whole grain that is relatively low in calories, high in fiber, gluten-free and can be incorporated into a variety of dishes.
Advocacy and products of the LifeBank Foundation were highlighted during the Biodiversity-Friendly Bazaar and Innovation Forum held at the Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center (NAPWC) on October 15, 2016.